Apple cut cord on power hungry extras

Out on our gadget travels today, we stumbled across some interesting iPod news.

According to a well placed source, Apple’s reviewing their Made for iPod and Made for iPhone deals, bringing an end to peripherals piggy backing off their gadgets’ battery.

So no more iTrips and dinky docks sucking the life out of Infinite Loop’s portables it seems. It looks like Apple extras will have to come packing their own power supplies.

It’s a big blow for this major offshoot of the gadget industry. The reasoning behind it is simple: Apple doesn’t want any bad press about their kit having sucky battery life.

We’re chasing this one up, so as soon as we hear any word, you’ll be the first to know.

News swiped from T3 because I love their magazine!